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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1878 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979

Famous and historic events from 1878

First Weekly Weather Forecasts in UK
HMS Pinafore Opens
Princess Alice Disaster

Famous Britons born in 1878
Alfred E Coppard
Augustus John
Frank Pick
George Simpson
John Fuller
John Masefield
Josef Holbrooke
Kathleen Courtney
Rutland Boughton
Spencer Gore
Wilfrid Gibson

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A Picture of Britain
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Coast
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Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life - Oscar Wilde
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On this day:
Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979
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